Having super fun running my business lately, but I’m making frequent stops to reassess my priorities and self-care. Realized I’ve been shaving off about one day of gymming per week for this, that, or the other. I’m not doing my entire nighttime routine, and am snoozing past my morning art sessions (though forgivably, because they … Continue reading Flake news
Last year, my friends and I started EMAC ("ee-mac"), or Empowering Marginalized Asian Communities, an organization aimed at uniting the disparate Asian--particularly Southeast Asian--communities to tackle our regional inadequacies in social services, mental health resources, legal aid, youth guidance, civic engagement, healing from war and trauma, and translation services in all of the above. There … Continue reading Good ol’ days #1
In recent weeks, I’ve lived in no specific place, organized a coalition behind an old bill (that I WILL pass, damnit); organized a coalition against the uptick of detentions and deportations of Southeast Asians in California; failed to meet several deadlines for my side projects for lack of time (read: priority); published an article on … Continue reading M I N I M A L I Z M : My password
(I know I'm super late on both of those.) Welcome to Reykjavík! Learn the language: Amma = Grandma Ut = Out Jokul = Glacier Foss = Suffix for waterfalls Here I am driving like a real amma because our rental car was a stick-shift Suzuki Swift we named Taylor. Luckily, James is a great teacher and … Continue reading Cataloging my April ’17 trip to Iceland. Learning how to spell “cataloging.”
Audible has to be the best thing about my life right now. *Looks at you* Oh, second best. *We smile* Here's a review of some recent books wrinkling m' ol' noggin. 1) Trevor Noah's Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood: 5 out of 5 noodles I think we have a human imperative … Continue reading Some words about some words!
In her latest blog post, Liza pretends to be interviewed on her brush with minimalism or, what she calls, "minimalizm." She might not have invented it, but she is certainly the only person who thinks it's surprisingly untradmarked. Sit back, relax, and spiral into mania with her. Hey Liza, what have you been up to? … Continue reading M I N I M A L I Z M : Dearest things
I want to thank my brother for getting me the Lo & Sons "Catalina" bag. I also want to thank Christmas for highlighting consumerism, and most of all, myself, for dryly emailing my brother the exact link to what I wanted. If you're anything like me, you're never home for long. On Mondays, I drive … Continue reading Lo & Sons “The Catalina” Canvas Weekender